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Coconut Cake Recipe

This recipe requires a food processor, but on the upside, a food processor makes it lightning fast.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cooking Temperature 180 C / 350 F / Gas Mark 4
Course Desserts and Sweets
Servings 8 slices


  • Butter the cake pan. Set aside.
  • Start oven heating to 180 C / 350 F / Gas Mark 4.
  • Zest the lemon. Put the zest in your food processor bowl. Return the lemon, wrapped, to the fridge for another use.
  • Zest the orange; add to food processor bowl. Juice the orange; add to food processor bowl as well.
  • Now add all remaining ingredients to food processor bowl and whiz until well blended.
  • Transfer batter to cake pan, place in oven, and bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick or skewer come out clean and top is golden. Let cool in the pan.


Use a round cake pan that is 9 x 2 inch (23 x 5 cm) or that will hold 8 cups (2 L).
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